Original Author: Unknown
Effect: The Magician has a spectator choose a card,
then tells him/her to place the 4th card from the bottom. The
magician then call's attention to each card from the bottom
1-4 and the spectator will say that's not his/her card. Then he
uses the 4 cards left over and goes through them asking if any
of those cards are his/hers. Then the spectator makes a fist
the the magician put the 4 card's in it and hits the cards
then the card is in the spectators hand.
Shuffle the deck good. Then have a spectator choose a card.
Tell him/her it will be the 1-2-3 4th card from the bottom and
deal three card on the table and place the chosen card on top
of those. Then put those 4 cards on the bottom of the rest of
Now square up the deck and put them in your right hand and
show the bottom card to the spectator ask if this is there card.
They will say no put it on the table and put the second card
on top. Now here's the secret ask if that card is there card
when you turn the pack face down execute the
Glide and place the that card on the table which is
there card then say here's your card and place it on top do it
until you have 4 cards on the table.
Now put the rest of the pack some were that the spectator
think you can't touch it. Now take the four cards and put them
face down in your hand. Then show them the first card and say
is this your card? They will say no. Do the
Glide once more and place it on the table. Go through
until you have four cards on the table again.
Now tell them to make a fist, then place the four cards in
between the first and second finger. Then hit the cards and
then turn there hand up and they will be amazed that there
card is in there hand!
Effect: A card is selected at victim's free will.
The deck is cut in half and the card is replaced on the bottom
half. One by one, 4 cards are shown from the bottom of the
deck and placed on a table. Card is subsequently slapped out
of hand from packet of four cards
No prep. Pick whatever card victim wants, w/o looking at
it. Cut while victim is memorizing card, and finger break one
card one card off the top of the bottom half. Have victim
replace on top of bottom, with both cards being held up.
Replace top half, and be sure to keep two cards separated. Cut
at the break you made, and shuffle as desired making sure to
keep in place the bottom 2 cards. Show the victim the bottom
card and ask if it is their card. Glide the second card (the
chosen card) to a table and put bottom card on the top of the
deck. Repeat 3 other times. Lay them separately, and make sure
to remember which one was the chosen card. Set deck as far
away as needed. Collect the four cards off the table, not
revealing them, and putting the chosen card 2nd from bottom
while collecting. Ask if the card on bottom is theirs, glide
2nd card (chosen) to table and put bottom card on top of
packet. Repeat until all four cards are in one packet on
table. Place packet, with chosen card on bottom, in between
victim's index and middle finger knuckles, and tell to hold
firmly, not tightly. Slap cards, and if desired card is not in
hand, pick up off ground if needed and show to victim.
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